About the Library

Mission Statement: Jackson College’s library supports the college curricula by providing quality resources, helping college students locate and use these resources, and offering an environment for life-long learning.

Location and Hours

Library services are located in William Atkinson Hall in the Thomas & Jeanne Draper Information Commons on Jackson College’s Central Campus. Library hours, including Reference Service availability, can be found here.

Resources and Services

Learn more about our collection of materials, as well as our databases, study rooms, and more!

Policies and Guidelines

Find our policies and guidelines for borrowing materials, using the library & information commons, and using study rooms.

Frequently Asked Questions

Check out our FAQ to find out information such as information about our building, how to get a library card, and much more!


What’s the Library, Anyway? – Do you want to know more about what we offer you as a student? This brief tutorial to teach you about what a college library is and how to use our services here at Jackson College!

Using Discovery Search – Need to find articles for an assignment, but don’t know where to start? This tutorial takes you through how to use Discovery Search, the main search you find on our website, from choosing keywords to viewing results!

Library • 2111 Emmons Road • Jackson, Michigan 49201 • Phone: 517.796.8622  • Contact the library